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  1. New Alternator, New Noise

    GL1800 Tech Board
    I just replaced the alternator in my 2006 GL1800 and a new noise came with it. I'm positive it is the alternator as this noise started immediately after the new alternator was installed. My question is did I do something wrong or is the alternator defective? Here is a link to a video of the...
  2. '06 Alternator Noise - What replacement?

    GL1800 Tech Board
    Late last year, I started to notice a bit of an irregular rattle (kind of) or knock when the bike was cold/warming up and idling. It seems to fade as the bike warms up and the RPMs go higher. I got very determined last night to find the source, and after poking around and listening with a...
  3. New Canadian forum member with alternator/noise questions

    General MC Message Board
    Hello to you all, My name's Pete, and I live in Ontario, Canada and I'm a Vehicle Technician in the Canadian Army. I moved to Canada from the UK in 2011, and as a nice welcome gift they took my motorcycle licence away. A few years and many dollars later, I now have it back again. I've...
  4. Used 80 amp alternator for 2002*2008 GW

    GL1800 Classifieds- 4 Sale by Owner
    This is a GL1800 alternator. This is a stock alternator on the 2001-2008 GL1800`s put out a maximum of 78 amps. It is a good used alternator which I have replaced on my 2002 . The volt meter was registering all over the meter. Took it to a shop they said I was bad, changed I out but still...
  5. Voltmeter sporatic on 1800

    GL1800 Tech Board
    I have a 2002 GW trike conversion. My voltmeter reads sporadically. I can be driving down the road and it may fall to 12, stop at a lie and it drops to 11-, take off again and may read 16 then drop to 15. I have looked down and saw the meter reading nothing drive a ways and it is reading 16...